Below we have compiled a financial aid breakdown for United Kingdom resident students who wish to study in the United Kingdom.
If you are a Scottish student who wishes to study in Scotland, you are not subject to any tuition fees. You can also apply for a young student’s bursary of up to £2,575 depending on your family’s income, with student loans also being made available.
Scottish students who wish to study outside of Scotland must pay the fees applicable at their university of choice. A bursary of up to £2,095 is available to all students who are studying outside of Scotland for 2008-2009. For English, Welsh and Northern Irish students who wish to study in Scotland, the required tuition fees for 2008-2009 are estimated at £1,775, and £2,825 for those who wish to pursue medicine.
For Welsh resident students who wish to study in Wales, there are student loans available, as well as a grant of £1,940 that offsets the tuition fees of £3,225 or more for the 2009 year.
Welsh students outside of Wales must pay any fees applicable at the University of their choosing, but they are also eligible for a means-tested learning grant of up to £2,906. Tuition fees of up to £3,225 apply to English, Scottish and Northern Irish students who wish to study in Wales, with a Welsh national bursary available contingent on those fees.
Northern Irish resident students looking to study in Northern Ireland can expect tuition fees of up to £3,225, which can be offset with a means-tested grant of up to £3,406 in addition to a maintenance loan.
Those who wish to study outside of Northern Ireland are also eligible for the means-tested grant and a fore mentioned maintenance loan. English, Scottish and Welsh students in Northern Ireland can expect fees of up to £3,225, although they are eligible for similar support packages as offered in their home countries.
English resident students looking to study in England can expect fees of up to £3,225. Students are also eligible for a means-tested grant totaling up to £2,906, in addition to a student loan of up to £3,673 (for those living at home) and £4,745 for those outside of London living away from home. A loan totaling £6,643 is available for those who are from the London area, but are not living at home. Students studying outside of England are expected to pay applicable fees at their selected University.
There are plenty of financial aid resources available for student who wish to study within the United Kingdom. It is recommended that students contact their financial aid advisor for their potential University for the most up to date information and guidance.